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Sunday, May 31, 2020

Top 11 richest African artists in 2020

Top 11 richest African artists in 2020

In this article, we will be seeing the richest African artists in 2020. The ranking of the richest African artists in 2020, also you will get to see other superstars of African music. We find very discreet personalities on the questions of money, discreet to the point where they do not appear in the reference lists like that of Forbes. Everyone present here has sweated blood and blood to build their fame and fortune, sometimes from a very young age. Large absentees like Manu Dibango, Alpha Blondy or Salif Kéita are too discreet for their fortunes to be estimated.

 (11) Oliver Mtukudzi 

opens the ball of the richest African artists

Oliver Mtukudzi

Zimbabwean Oliver Mtukudzi has 65 albums and 41 years of a music career to his credit. And it still continues to be talked about so far. In 1969, he made a three-string guitar and began to sing.

His fortune is estimated at $ 1 million, which places him in the eleventh position in the top 11 of the richest African artists.

(10) Jidenna


Jidenna is an American-Nigerian producer and singer. At only 10 years old, he already dreamed of a musical career. The fact that he was born in the country of Uncle Sam did not prevent him from claiming his proud African origins.

That is why he is actively working to develop this cultural industry on the continent. His fortune is estimated at $ 1.1 million.

(9) Tinashe Kachingwe

Tinashe Kachingwe

Tinashe is the only woman to be included in the ranking of the richest African artists in 2020. This multimillionaire ($ 6 million) has unusual origins. Her father is Zimbabwean, her mother is Danish and she was born in the United States.

In 2000, she took on a role in the film Cora Unashamed and lent her voice to a character in the animated film The Polar Express. Tinashe is also the face of several brands.

(8) Sarkodie


Sarkodie is the boss of Ghanaian rap and the only representative of this country in this top. Very talented, he is a benchmark for African youth. It has received numerous awards and continues to evolve fearlessly.

In 2013, he released his own clothing line, which helped him build a fortune of $ 7 million.

(7) Davido


Coming from a very rich family (his father weighs around 700 million dollars), David Adedeji Adeleke has made a name and a fortune estimated at 16 million dollars thanks to his self-paying voice. He has won numerous awards nationally and internationally.

He revealed himself to the general public in 2011 after the release of his single "Back When". In just 8 years of career, Davido has become a reference in Africa and in the world.

(6) Koffi Olomide

$ 18.3 million is what the Mopao would weigh in monetary terms. Even if the information is to be taken with tweezers, it is not taken from the fictional magazine People with money that many media have relayed since 2015.

The advanced figures do all the same honor to the career of the Congolese artist whose tones have been successful with all generations. The Quadra koraman has not finished making money with its voice.

(5) Wizkid


Originally from the popular Ojuelegba district of Lagos, Wizkid is Davido's best enemy. CEO of his own label, Starboy, Wizkid makes even the biggest music stars in the world dance.

He has brilliantly established himself in Nigeria and to this day he is the Nigerian artist who has managed the most collaborations with international stars. He weighs 4 million more than his rival.

 (4) Don Jazzy

Don Jazzy

His love for music dates back to when he was a cantor in church. Today, Don Jazzy is worth $30 million, is among the wealthiest African musicians.

This is due to his talents as an entrepreneur, producer, and performer of music. Don Jazzy has the merit of producing several artists through his label Mavin Records.

(3) Black Coffee

black coffee

Nkosinathi Maphumulo, aka Black Coffee is from the province of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa. His creativity in electronic music is the reason for his success with his fans and his fortune estimated at $ 60 million.

His career started in 1995 and he has 5 albums released under his own label. In 2005, he won the Breakthrough DJ Of The Year at the DJ Awards in Ibiza.

(2) Akon


Akon comes in second place in the top 10 of the richest African artists in Africa. The Senegalese in addition to being CEO of his own label Konvict Music enjoys unlimited popularity in Africa and around the world.

Akon has sold more than 35 million copies of his albums and has been nominated five times for the Grammy Awards. His fortune, now estimated at 80 million dollars, has enabled him to set up several projects on the continent.

 (1) Youssou Ndour

Youssou Ndour

The information about the Senegalese site Without Limits allows estimating the fortune of the king of Mbalaax to 161 million dollars. A fortune which he owes to his talent and his determination to always move forward, despite the difficulties on his way.

After his great singing career which raised him to the rank of an African icon, Youssou Ndour has become a successful businessman, notably with the Future Media Group. He is also a highly respected politician who was very supportive in the election of the current Senegalese president.

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